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Illinois College Spring 2022 Health Protocols

January 10, 2022 (subject to update)

  • Vaccination against COVID-19 is strongly encouraged.
  • Students are requested to send documentation of COVID-19 vaccination before arrival on campus by taking a picture of your vaccine card and emailing it to, preferably from your IC email address. Faculty and staff should document their vaccination status with the Office of Human Resources.
  • ALL students will take a rapid test before moving into their residence hall or starting classes. 
  • Students who have not provided documentation of vaccination and/or are not fully vaccinated will continue to test once/week.
    • SHIELD will be open M-W-F for the spring semester starting January 17, 2022
      Monday & Wednesday :: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 4 to 4:45 p.m.
      Friday :: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Masks are required indoors on campus; unvaccinated individuals are required to mask outdoors in large groups. 
  • Classrooms will be set up to maintain 3 feet of physical distance for occupants. Occupancy may also be limited in gathering spaces such as the library, dining facilities, and lounges. Please follow the posted signage and do not move the furniture.  
  • Unvaccinated individuals exposed to COVID-19 will need to quarantine and individuals who test positive will isolate per CDC protocols. Students who live 4 hours or less from campus by car will need to isolate or quarantine from home (unless there are extenuating circumstances, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis). 
  • Please send any questions to the email address.